government complex, where hamas distributed all social services to the gaza strip. >> reporter: as we filmed, a sense of what the people had to endure. and the israeli air strike, a big one, close, two explosions, then a third, sending people running for their lives. israel had just fired at the soccer stadium. so what, if anything, did hamas really gain from this? it proved, hamas officials say, it can fire rockets, about 100 a day into israel, farther than ever before, even while under attack. and hamas achieved recognition, not from the united states, but middle east countries as celebrations continued into the night, there are also doubts that the fighting will pause for long. do you think this cease-fire will last? >> no, no, no, i think a few days. >> reporter: a few days? cease-fires don't last long here, more fighting is usually a sure thing.